Definition of Trapline

1. Noun. A series or line of traps. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trapline

1. a series of traps [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trapline

trapezoid
trapezoid body
trapezoid bone
trapezoid bones
trapezoid ligament
trapezoid line
trapezoid ridge
trapezoidal
trapezoids
traphole
trapholes
trapidil
traping
trapless
traplike
trapline (current term)
traplines
trapmaker
trapmakers
trapmaking
trapnest
trapnested
trapnesting
trapnests
trapoxin
trappable
trappean
trapped
trapped-particle instability
trapper

Literary usage of Trapline

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"Tbe trapline. — When the orb is completed, many orb- weavers rest on the hub and wait there for their prey; if disturbed they either drop to the ground, ..."

2. Variabilität und Vererbung am Zentralnervensystem des Menschen und einiger by Hans Driesch, Hal George Evarts, Johann Paul Karplus (1921)
"and in addition to the yield of his own trapline he now ... Many families lingered in the vicinity till time to set out once more on the trapline, ..."

3. Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Concepts and Cases by Julian Inglis (1993)
"If it were not for the bias of the relatively small sample, it is likely that the bulk of the area within the Registered trapline (RTL) perimeter would be ..."

4. American Marten, Fisher, Lynx, and Wolverine: Survey Methods for Their Detection by William J. Zielinski, Thomas E. Kucera (1998)
"Harvests in British Columbia are monitored by mandatory reporting of furs sold by trapline. Harvesting of wolverine on Vancouver Island is prohibited ..."

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